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Childbirth preparation courses Amsterdam

Private childbirth preparation courses 

Welcome to our tailored pregnancy course! Our 3-hour session is designed just for you and your unique pregnancy journey. I'll take the time to get to know you and hear about your experiences and desires for your birth.

During our time together, we'll explore the different possibilities for your birth, and I'll provide you with valuable information to help you make informed decisions. We'll also practice breathing techniques, postures, and coping strategies for managing contractions, so that you feel confident and prepared for labor.

In addition, I'll work with your birth partner to teach them how to best support you during your delivery. Let's work together to create a personalized plan that suits your needs and wishes for a positive birth experience.

Topics covered

  • What is happening in your body

  • Stages of Labor

  • Comfort measures for labor & birth

  • Positions

  • Support techniques for dad / partner

  • Natural and medicinal pain relief

  • Interventions

  • Postapartum


What makes this private pregnancy course unique?

  • Tailor-made for your wishes

  • Even if you have planned a medical birth/induction, I would like to give you tips based on my extensive experience

  • Relax in your own home

  • Prepared physically, mentally and practically

  • (Partially) reimbursed by a number of insurers

The costs for the private course at home are 220 euros.

This price includes VAT and is (partially) reimbursed by a number of health insurers.
When I have to travel outside of Amsterdam I charge a mileage allowance of 0.29 cents.

Private childbirth preparation course 

(based on Hypnobirthing technique)

This course is a program that considers the psychological, as well as the physical, well-being of the mother, her birth partner, and the newborn, independent of context, whether that be in the quiet of a home, a hospital, or a birth center.

This course includes special breathing, relaxation, visualization, meditative practice, attention to nutrition, and positive body toning.  

Classes will cover the following:

  • The physiology of birth and how to make those birth hormones work for you.

  • The different stages of labor, what to expect, and breathing techniques to support you through each stage. 

  • The role of your nervous system in birth, the impact of fear in labor and the power of the mind.

  • What are surges, why they are essential for birthing and how to maximize the cocktail of hormones we need to labor.

  • How to use self-relaxation, hypnosis and deepening techniques during pregnancy, and prepare you body and mind for birth. 

  • Addressing and letting go of fears and / or limiting thoughts.

  • The power of visualizations and affirmations in the birth process.

  • Relaxation, massage and self-hypnosis techniques.

  • The preparation of your birth preferences, the options available and what is important to you?

  • The role of your birth partner and how they can support you during labor and birth.

  • Knowing and understanding your options in birth, and using decision making tools should your birth take a different course.


4 Sessions of 2 hours each'included book, booklet and guided meditations-

For aprivate course at home are 420 euros.

This price includes VAT and is (partially) reimbursed by a number of health insurers.

When I have to travel outside of Amsterdam I charge a mileage allowance of 0.29 cents.

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